Long-term plans

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These long-term plans provide a starting point for planning a mathematics teaching programme for a year.


Full-year plans

Plans, by term, in the Planning Space
Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4
Early level 1 Word document
Late level 1 Word document
Early level 2 Word document
Late level 2 Word document
Early level 3 Word document
Late level 3 Word document
Early level 4 Word document
Late level 4 Word document

Features of the plans

Each plan provides:

  • five suggested units of work for each term, representing approximately 50% of a full teaching programme
  • broad coverage of the content of the mathematics and statistics learning area of the New Zealand Curriculum 
  • coverage of all eight aspects of the mathematics Learning Progression Framework in the first half of the year, to allow teachers to make mid-year judgements
  • a Word document version of a full-year plan
  • editable Planning Space links for each term; if you are logged into nzmaths, you can save, print and share your edited plans.

Completing the plans for your class

Further resources need to be added to these plans to:

  • meet the specific learning needs of your class
  • support your local curriculum
  • provide sufficient teaching for a full year
  • ensure regular practice of number knowledge to build fluency
  • provide maintenance of recently learned ideas.

The Resource Finder is useful for locating appropriate additional resources from these collections on nzmaths:

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